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May 2006 Butterfly Sightings

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May 31, 2006 Zebra Swallowtail (17)
Giant Swallowtail (8)
Spicebush Swallowtail (50+)
Little Yellow (2)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed Blue (11)
Summer Azure (50+)
Great Spangled Fritillary (100+)
Silvery Checkerspot (100+)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Question Mark (21)
Eastern Comma (18)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Red Spotted Admiral (2)
Hackberry Emperor (50+)
Southern Pearly-eye (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (4)
Hoary Edge (1)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (6)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Current River, Dent Co., MO (D Berry)
May 31, 2006 Black Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (17)
Common Sulphur (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (9)
Spring Azure (9)
Pearl Crescent (2) (very late date for the first
flight)
Northern Crescent (6)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Ringlet (3)
Monarch (7)
Silver spotted Skipper (1)
Toronto, ON (C McLauchlan)
May 31, 2006 Black Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (8+)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5+)
Cabbage White (100+)
Orange Sulphur (12+)
Coral Hairstreak (1) (fresh)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1) (worn)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2) (worn)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Question Mark
Eastern Comma
Red Admiral (5)
American Lady (2)
Red-spotted Purple (fresh)
Little Wood-Satyr (10+)
Silver-spotted Skipper (8+)
Hoary Edge (4) (fresh)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1) (worn female)
Common Sootywing (2) (fresh)
Peck's Skipper (2) (fresh)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Hobomok Skipper (20+)
Zabulon Skipper (5+)
Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)
May 31, 2006 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (7)
Spicebush Swallowtail (9)
Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Monarch (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (75-100)
Common Ringlet (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Dreamy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Indian Skipper (8)
Peck's Skipper (5)
Hobomok Skipper (7)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Schooley's Mountain Park, Long Valley, NJ (V Corsello)
May 30, 2006 Eastern-Tiger Swallowtail (1) West St. Promenade, West St. & Clarkson off the Hudson River, Manhattan, NYC, NY (M Diederich)
May 30, 2006 Bronze Copper (1) Archbold Pothole State Park, PA (R Kelly)
May 30, 2006 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (4)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
(Very Early)
SILVERY CHECKERSPOT (1)
(1st New Jersey Record
In Years?)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Baltimore Checkerspot (13)
(Caterpillars)
Question Mark (2)
(Dark Form)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (3)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)
(Red-spotted Purple Form)
Viceroy (11)
(Some Worn)
Little Wood-Satyr (18)
Common Ringlet (25+)
Monarch (8)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Northern Cloudywing (6)
Dreamy Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
(Early)
Common Sootywing (1)
Least Skipper (3)
Indian Skipper (4)
Hobomok Skipper (6)
Zabulon Skipper (5)
Appalachian Trail Lands Around Canal Road And Pochuck Creek, Vernon, NJ (V Corsello)
May 29, 2006 Great Southern White (4)
Little Yellow (18)(1 white form female)
Southern Dogface (1)(spring form)
Western Pygmy-Blue (1)
Ceraunus Blue (2)(nectaring on Sea-Oxeye Daisy)
Reakirt's Blue (1) (male)
Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, Corpus Christi, TX (M Mauel)
May 29, 2006 Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Kings Hairstreak (18)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-Banded Hairstreak (9)
Striped Hairstreak (1)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Common Buckeye (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (3)
Little Wood-Satyrs (3)
Carolina Satyr (6)
Kisatchie NF, Natchitoches Parish, LA (C Marks)
May 29, 2006 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Mustard White (1)
Cabbage White (common)
Pearl Crescent (common)
Little Wood-Satyr (common)
Common Ringlet (abundant)
Monarch (5)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Columbine Duskywing (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (abundant)
Komoka Provincial Park, ON (A Dlugan)
May 29, 2006 Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (6+)
Mustard White (2)
Brown Elfin (2-3)
Spring Azure (10+)
Silvery Blue
JUTTA ARCTIC (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Bloomingdale Bog, Essex Co., NY (L Rosenberg, S Rosenberg)
May 29, 2006 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (7)
Orange Sulphur (9)
American Copper (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Pearl Crescent (25)
Question Mark (1)
Viceroy (2)
Monarch (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (15)
Juvenal Duskywing (9)
Tawny-edged Skipper (3)
Peck's Skipper (4)
Hobomok Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (2)
Chappaqua Power Cut, Old Chappaqua Rd., Chappaqua NY (M Diederich)
May 29, 2006 Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Hamilton Hill, Chappaqua NY (M Diederich)
May 29, 2006 Black Swallowtail
Meadow Fritillary
Frosted Elfin (mostly worn on lupines)
Silvery Blue
Spring Azure (2 forms, one bright, big and very fresh flying on power line cut, other small drab and worn, flying in woods)
Common Sootywing
Albany Pine Bush, NY (H Zirlin)
May 29, 2006 Black Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (10+)
Spicebush Swallowtail (10+)
Cabbage White (50+)
Falcate Orangetip (1) (female)
Orange Sulphur (6+)
American Copper (4)
White M Hairstreak (1) (worn)
Gray Hairstreak (2) (Mt. Taurus)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8+)
Spring Azure (15+)(Cherry Gall)(all very fresh)
Pearl Crescent (12+)
Question Mark (3) (dark summer form)
Eastern Comma (12+)
Mourning Cloak (6+)
Compton Tortoiseshell (2) (Mt. Taurus)
Red Admiral (15+)
American Lady (30+) (some laying eggs)
Painted Lady (5+)
Red-spotted Purple (1) (with no white bands)
Little Wood-Satyr (150+)
Common Ringlet (4) (fresh)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (20+)
Northern Cloudywing (5) (fresh)
Juvenal's Duskywing (few) (worn)
Dreamy Duskywing (40+)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Common Sootywing (2)
Swarthy Skipper (4) (fresh)
Cobweb Skipper (60+)
Indian Skipper (25+) (fresh)
Peck's Skipper (6) (fresh)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Long Dash (3) (fresh)
Hobomok Skipper (12+)
Zabulon Skipper (2)
Dusted Skipper (8+) (fresh)
Mt. Taurus & Little Stony Point, Cold Spring, Putnam Co., NY (T Fiore)
May 29, 2006 Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (3)
Checkered White (2)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Barred Yellow (2)
Little Yellow (1)
Dainty Sulphur (20)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Little Metalmark (10)
Zebra (3)
Phaon Crescent (15)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Common Buckeye (16)
White Peacock (2)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Carolina Satyr (6)
Georgia Satyr (4)
Monarch (2)
Queen (10)
Southern Cloudywing (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (3)
Swarthy Skipper (6, 1 pair mating; photos)
Neamathla Skipper (2)
Least Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (5)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (10)
Sachem (2)
Delaware Skipper (1)
Aaron's Skipper (1)
DUSTED SKIPPER (1)
Eufala Skipper (5)
Twin-spot Skipper (2)
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, Okeechobee co. (D Powell, B Ahern)
May 28, 2006 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (9)
Cabbage White (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Monarch (4)
Rondeau Provincial Park, ON (A Dlugan)
May 28, 2006 Jutta Arctic (4) Bloomingdale Bog, Essex Co., NY (L Rosenberg, S Rosenberg, J Thaxton, P Thaxton)
May 28, 2006 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Question Mark
Mourning Cloak
American Lady
Juvenal's Duskywing
Dreamy Duskywing
Long Dash
Ely Park Trails, Binghamton, NY (B Grosek)
May 27-28 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur
American Copper
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Harris' Checkerspot (caterpillars only)
Pearl Crescent
Mourning Cloak
American Lady
Red Admiral
Viceroy
Monarch
Little Wood-Satyr
Common Ringlet
Silver-spotted Skipper
Northern Cloudywing
Dreamy Duskywing
Juvenal's Duskywing
Wild Indigo Duskywing
Cobweb Skipper
Indian Skipper
Peck's Skipper
Tawny-edged Skipper
Long Dash
Hobomok Skipper
Dusted Skipper
Ward Pound Ridge, NY (H Zirlin)
May 28, 2006 Common Sootywing (1)
Sachem (2)
New Hyde Park, NY (R Kelly)
May 28, 2006 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (10)
Spicebush Swallowtail (25)
Cabbage White (11)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Orange Sulphur (4)
CLOUDLESS SULPHUR (1)
Frosted Elfin (10)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (7)
Pearl Crescent (16)
Question Mark (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (2)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Dreamy Duskywing (3)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (18)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (6)
Indian Skipper (3)
State Game Land 176, Centre Co., PA (C Lehman, S Lehman)
May 28, 2006 Cabbage White (2)
Anglewing Species (4)
Common Buckeye (1)
(Early)
Monarch (5)
Monmouth Co., NJ (V Corsello)
May 28, 2006 Black Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Pipevine Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Orange Sulphur
Clouded Sulphur
Pearl Crescent
Question Mark
American Lady
Red-spotted Admiral
Silver-spotted Skipper
Southern Cloudywing
Horace's Duskywing
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (1st this season)
Sachem (many)
Zabulon Skipper
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J DiOrio)
May 28, 2006 Black Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (7)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (20+)
Cabbage White (5)
Clouded/Orange Sulphur (6)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Question Mark (1)
Monarch (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Zabulon Skipper (5) (All males)
Brandywine State Park, DE (A Loudell)
May 28, 2006 Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (8)
Cabbage White (2)
Spring Azure (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Appalachian Brown (1) (Very fresh, 1st of the year!)
Silver-spotted Skipper (7)
Least Skipper (3)
Zabulon Skipper (4) (All males)
Lums Pond State Park, DE (A Loudell)
May 28, 2006 Polydamas Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Large Orange Sulphur (6)
Statira Sulphur (4)
Barred Yellow (3)
Dainty Yellow (25)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Fulvous Hairstreak (1)
Cassius Blue (30)
Ceraunus Blue (6)
Gulf Fritillary (13)
Julia (8)
Zebra (3)
Phaon Crescent (4)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
White Peacock (4)
DINGY PURPLEWING (2)
Ruddy Daggerwing (10)
Monarch (2)
Queen (7)
Mangrove Skipper (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Dorantes Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Whirlabout (2)
Baracoa Skipper (3)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Sachem (1)
Monk Skipper (1)
Bill Sadowski Park, Miami-Dade Co., FL (D Powell, B Ahern)
May 28, 2006 Polydamas Swallowtail (1)
Great Southern White (3)
Large Orange Sulphur (6)
Statira Sulphur (4)
Dina Yellow (8)
Gulf Fritillary (6)
Julia (3)
Zebra (3)
Ruddy Daggerwing (6)
Mangrove Skipper (2)
Deering Estate parking lot, Miami-Dade Co., FL (D Powell, B Ahern)
May 28, 2006 Florida White (50, 1 pair seen mating)
Large Orange Sulphur (3)
Cassius Blue (10)
Gulf Fritillary (15)
Julia (5)
Zebra (10)
Ruddy Daggerwing (8)
Queen (4)
Hammock Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Monk Skipper (1)
Matheson Hammock, Miami-Dade co. (D Powell, B Ahern)
May 27, 2006 Cabbage White (5)
Orange Sulphur (1)(1st of the year)
Brown Elfin (2)
Hoary Elfin (7)
Spring Azure (9)
Northern Crescent (9)(1st of the year)
Question Mark (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Monarch (5)(1st sightings of the year)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (abundant)
Columbine Duskywing (2)
Hobomok Skipper (4)(1ST of the year)
Common Roadside-Skipper (3)(very fresh; and 1st of year)
Pinery Provincial Park, ON (A Dlugan)
May 27, 2006 Cabbage White (5)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Monarch (3)
Juvenal Duskywing (5)
Hobomok Skipper (3)
Zabulon Skipper (2)
Chappaqua Power Cut, Old Chappaqua Road, Chappaqua, NY (M Diederich)
May 27, 2006 Pipevine Swallowtail (4)
Black Swallowtail (8)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (35-40)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
Cabbage White (10)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (3)
Question Mark (1)
(Very Worn)
Eastern Comma (1)
(Very Worn)
Mourning Cloak (5)
(One Very Fresh)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (4)
Red-spotted Admiral (6)
Hackberry Emperor (5)
Little Wood-Satyr (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3)
Hook Mountain, Nyack, NY (V Corsello)
May 27, 2006 Black Swallowtail (4)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Spicebush Swallowtail (7)
Cabbage White (20)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (5)
American Copper (20)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (23)
Pearl Crescent (22)
Question Mark (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)
Little Wood-Satyr (66)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Indian Skipper (12)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Hobomok Skipper (6)
Zabulon Skipper (3)
Round Hill Park, Allegheny Co., PA (C Lehman, S Lehman)
May 27, 2006 Zebra Swallowtail (1) (Very rare here)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1) (1st of the year) (Fresh, gleaming silver spots, not common here)
Least Skipper (1st of the year)
Dusted Skipper
Goat Hill Serpentine Barrens, PA (A Loudell)
May 27, 2006 Zebra Swallowtail (3)
Black Swallowtail (8)
Giant Swallowtail (5)
Palamedes Swallowtail (7)
Great Southern White (6)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (18)
Dainty Sulphur (16)
Gray Hairstreak (7)
Ceraunus Blue (1)
Little Metalmark (2)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Zebra Heliconian (5)
Phaon Crescent (34)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Common Buckeye (17)
White Peacock (35)
Viceroy (3)
Hackberry Emperor (3)
Tawny Emperor (2)
Carolina Satyr (8)
Georgia Satyr (15)
Queen (13)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (3)
Swarthy Skipper (7)
Least Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (7)
Meske's Skipper (4)( 3 fresh, 1 slightly worn)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Whirlabout (8)
Sachem (1)(male)
Delaware Skipper (8)
Aaron's Skipper (3)
Dusted Skipper (3)
Twin-spot Skipper (5)
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve, FL (NABA Memorial Day count; B & L Cooper, J Palmer)
May 27, 2006 Great Southern White (5)
Large Orange Sulphur (3)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (2)
Cassius Blue (15)
MIAMI BLUE (2)
Ceraunus Blue (6)
Gulf Fritillary (12)
Julia (1)
Monarch (2)
Queen (3)
Bahia Honda State Park, Monroe Co., FL (D Powell, B Ahern)
May 27, 2006 SCHAUS' SWALLOWTAIL (2)
Great Southern White (2)
Large Orange Sulphur (20)
Cassius Blue (40)
Gulf Fritillary (20)
Julia (2)
Zebra (2)
Phaon Crescent (1)
White Peacock (1)
FLORIDA PURPLEWING (1)
Queen (6)
Florida Duskywing (1)(male)
Key Largo Botanical Site, Monroe C., FL (D Powell, B Ahern)
May 26, 2006 Giant Swallowtail (1)
Easter Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (21)
Cabbage White (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (10)
Spring Azure (6)(summer form)
Pearl Crescent (18)
Eastern Comma (1)
Red Spotted Admiral (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (4)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Hoary Edge (3)
Little Glassywing (2)
Hobomok Skipper (6)
Cuivre River State Park, Lincoln Co., MO (D Berry)
May 26, 2006 Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (2)
Silvery Blue (5)
Monarch (1)
Arctic Skipper (1) (1st of the year)
Hobomok Skipper (1)(1st of the year)
North of Mount Morris, WI (M Reese)
May 26, 2006 Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (6)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
Checkered White (1)
Cabbage White (common)
American Copper (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Eastern Comma (3)
Red-spotted Purple (8)
Hackberry Emperor (5)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Monarch (5)
Silver-spotted Skipper (9)
Sand Ridge State Forest, IL (P Fuessle)
May 26, 2006 Polydamas Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (2)
Great Southern White (5)
Orange-barred Sulphur (3)
Large Orange Sulphur (1)
Statira Sulphur (1)
Dainty Sulphur (10)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (6)
GRAY MINISTREAK (1)
Cassius Blue (1)
Gulf Fritillary (6)
Julia (10)
Zebra (4)
Phaon Crescent (3)
Red Admiral (1)
Monarch (5)
Horace's Duskywing (3)
Topical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Monk Skipper (1)
Castellow Hammock, Miami-Dade Co., FL (D Powell, B Ahern)
May 26, 2006 Large Orange Sulphur (5)
Gulf Fritillary (7)
Monarch (1)
Hammock Skipper (1)
Hammock on Upper Matecumbe Key, Monroe Co., FL (D Powell, B Ahern)
May 26, 2006 Large Orange Sulphur (10)
SILVER-BANDED HAIRSTREAK (1)
Cassius Blue (20)
Gulf Fritillary (15)
Julia (1)
White Peacock (2)
Queen (6)
Hammock Skipper (1)
Key Largo Botanical Site, Monroe Co., FL (D Powell, B Ahern)
May 24, 2006 Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (7)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Question Mark (1) (dark form)
American Lady (5)
Little Wood-Satyr (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Northern Cloudywing (4)
Dreamy Duskywing (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (6)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (14)
Cobweb Skipper (4) (all females)
Indian Skipper (8)
Hobomok Skipper (4)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Dusted Skipper (6)
Mountainside Park, Morris County, NJ (A Baytas)
May 23, 2006 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (many)
Spicebush Swallowtail (several)
Cabbage White
Orange Sulphur
American Copper
Brown Elfin
White M Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed-Blue (several)
Spring Azure (3) (worn & much fresher)
Pearl Crescent (6+)
Eastern Comma
Mourning Cloak
Red Admiral (several)
American Lady (several)
Painted Lady (several)
Little Wood-Satyr (1) (very fresh)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3) (fresh)
Dreamy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (5+)
Cobweb Skipper (1) (male)
Orange & Rockland Cos., NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)
May 23, 2006 Red-banded Hairstreak (1) Lakehurst Bog, Ocean Co., NJ (F Kahan)
May 21, 2006 Monarch (2) Estevan, SK (K Hedegard)
May 21, 2006 Olympia Marble (15+)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
American Copper (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Meadow Fritillary (2)
Gorgone Checkerspot (20+)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Dreamy Duskywing (3)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (10+)
Persius Duskywing (20+)
Cobweb Skipper (10+)
Dusted Skipper (1)
 West of Wazee County Park, Jackson Co., WI (M Reese)
May 21, 2006 Monarch (1)(1st of the year) East Norwalk, CT (M Kitano)
May 21, 2006 Monarch (1) Central Park, New York, NY (T Fiore, D Gruenau)
May 21, 2006 Spicebush Swallowtail (7)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (13)
Red-banded Hairstreak (11)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Zabulon Skipper (4)
Lums Pond State Park, DE (A Loudell)
May 21, 2006 Pipevine Swallowtail (4)(nectaring on A. tuberosa)
Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Common Buckeye (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Sachem
Talladega N.F., Oakmulgee Dist, AL (A & L Schotz)
May 20, 20006 Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Little Yellow (1)
King's Hairstreak (12) (new parish record)
Striped Hairstreak (1) (new parish record)
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Silvery Checkerspot (1)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Gemmed Satyr (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (10)
Skipper spp. (5)
Blue Hole Rec Area in Kisatchie N.F., Vernon Parish, LA (C Marks)
May 20, 20006 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (11)
Spring Azure (1)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Baltimore Checkerspot (8)(Many very fresh-looking)
Red Admiral (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Southern Cloudywing (2)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Peck's Skipper (24)
Bridgestone/Firestone Centennial Wilderness, TN (NABA field trip: D Paschall, G & Robertson,
S Stedman (leader), R Venable)
May 20, 2006 Common Ringlet (2)(1st of year)
Monarch (2)(1st of year here, one female laying eggs on common milkweed)
Cobweb Skipper (4)(2 male, 2 females, one female observed laying eggs on dead grasses)
Ward Pound Ridge, Westchester Co., NY (H Zirlin)
May 20, 20006 Black Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (25+)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)(Including 1 Black form female)
Clouded / Orange Sulphur (5)
Red-banded Hairstreak (15)(1st of the year!)
Spring Azure (4)
Meadow Fritillary (4)
Silvery Checkerspot (5)(1st of the year!)
Pearl Crescent (7)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)(1st of the year!)
Little Wood-Satyr (3) (1st of the year!)
Silver-spotted Skipper (10)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3)
Common Sootywing (3)
Zabulon Skipper (3)
Hobomok Skipper (2)(1st of the year!)
Dusted Skipper (2)
Goat Hill Serpentine Barrens, PA (A Loudell)
May 20, 20006 Spicebush Swallowtail (12)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Silvery Checkerspot (1)
Pearl Crescent (7)
Question Mark (2)(Black form)
Eastern Comma (3)
American Lady (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (4)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (5)
Common Sootywing (10)
Zabulon Skipper (3)
Dusted Skipper (2)
Nottingham County Park, PA (A Loudell)
May 20, 2006 Black Swallowtail (5)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, DE (J Wilkinson)
May 19, 2006 Black Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (38)
Common Sulphur (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8)
Spring Azure (7)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Northern Crescent (18)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Toronto, Ont. (C McLauchlan)
May 18, 2006 Anise Swallowtail (1)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (2)
Tiger Swallowtail sp. (5)
Pale Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Sara Orangetip (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Silvery Blue (3)
Acmon Blue (1)
Variable Checkerspot (320)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (8)
Lorquin's Admiral (6)
California Sister (22)
Common Ringlet (130)
Propertius Duskywing (6)
Mournful Duskywing (3)
Sunol Regional Wilderness, Alameda County, CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 18, 2006 Black Swallowtail (male)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Orange Sulphur
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Pearl Crescent
Question Mark (dark hindwing form)
Eastern Comma (several)
Mourning Cloak
Red Admiral (6+)
American Lady (several)
Painted Lady (Several)
Silver-spotted Skipper
Zabulon Skipper
Central Park, New York, NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)
May 18, 2006 Pipevine Swallowtail (50+)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (25+)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Question Mark (1)
(orange form, worn)
Eastern Comma (1)
(orange form, worn)
American Lady (2)
(1 fresh, 1 worn)
Silver-spotted Skipper (6)
Zabulon Skipper (2)
Henry Hudson Drive, Palisades Interstate Park, Englewood, NJ (V Corsello)
May 18, 2006 White M Hairstreak (1) Garret Mountain Reservation, Passaic Co., NJ (A Baytas)
May 17, 2006 Tiger Swallowtail sp. (1)
Olympia Marble (10+)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Hoary Elfin (3)
Eastern Pine Elfin (20+)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Silvery Blue (6)
Meadow Fritillary (2)
Gorgone Checkerspot (5)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Dreamy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (10+)
Persius Duskywing (20+)
Cobweb Skipper (7)
Jackson Co., WI (M Reese)
May 16, 2006 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Doodletown Road, Bear Mtn. S.P., Rockland Co., NY (A Block)
May 14, 2006 Cabbage White (3)
Olympia Marble (1)
Brown Elfin (3)
Hoary Elfin (abundant)
Sleepy Duskywing (7)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Columbine Duskywing
Pinery Provincial Park, Ont. (A Dlugan)
May 14, 2006 Zabulon Skipper (1) (Male, 1st of the year) Elk Neck State Park, MD (A Loudell)
May 13, 2006 Western White (5)
Clouded Sulphur (15)
Laurier Pasture, SK (M Bailey)
May 13, 2006 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (29)
Clouded Sulphur (9)
Orange Sulphur (9)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Pearl Crescent (29)(all very fresh)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)(fresh)
Juvenal Duskywing (4)
Wild-Indigo Duskywing (1)(very fresh)
Chappaqua Power Cut, Old Chappaqua Road, Chappaqua NY (M Diederich)
May 13, 2006 Black Swallowtail (4)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (30+)
Spicebush Swallowtail (10)
Cabbage White (16)
Falcate Orangetip (12)
Spring Azure (3)
Mourning Cloak (7)
(All Very Worn)
Monarch (1)
(female, very fresh)
Juvenal's Duskywing (5)
Hook Mountain, Nyack, NY (V Corsello)
May 13, 2006 Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (4)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Anglewing Sp. (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Hawk Watch Platform, Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ (K Keating, M Fahay, C Brennan)
May 12, 2006 Pipevine Swallowtail (common)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (2)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Soapberry Hairstreak (2)
Oak Hairstreak (1)
Juniper (Olive) Hairstreak (3)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (4)
Reakirt's Blue (common)
American Snout (1)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Phaon Crescent (5-6)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Tawny Emperor (common)
Carolina Satyr (common)
Little Wood-Satyr (common)
Monarch (1)
Queen (common)
Horace's Duskywing (5-6)
Funereal Duskywing (5-6)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (2)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (9-10)
Sachem (1)
Dun Skipper (10-12)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (4) (new park record)
Guadalupe River SP, TX (R & B Wauer)
May 12, 2006 Mustard White (2)
Spring Azure (2)
Silvery Blue (4)
Newport, VT (B Prue)
May 10, 2006 Monarch (1)(1st of the year!) Toronto, Ont. (C McLauchlan)
May 10, 2006 Mustard White (4) Bike path, Newport, VT (J & B Prue)
May 9, 2006 Mustard White (1)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (1)
8 km east of Bracebridge, Ont (A Sinclair)
May 8, 2006 Peck's Skipper (1st of the year - Found resting on building wall at 6 A.M.!) WDEL/WSTW Radio building wall, North Wilmington, DE (A Loudell)
May 7, 2006 Pipevine Swallowtail (17)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Large Marble (3)
Sara Orangetip (9)
Western Pine Elfin (4)
Field Crescent (2)
Mylitta Crescent (2)
Lorquin's Admiral (4)
Common Ringlet (5)
Monarch (1)
Mournful Duskywing (1)
San Pablo Reservoir, Contra Costa Co., CA (B Shepard)
May 7, 2006 Nickle Lake Dam, SK (M Bailey)
Cabbage White (12+)
Nickle Lake Dam, SK (M Bailey)
May 7, 2006 Tiger Swallowtail sp. (2)
Clouded Sulphur (10+)
Harvester (2)
Henry's Elfin (15)
Eastern Pine Elfin (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (10+)
Eastern Comma (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1
North of Mount Morris, Waushara Co., WI (M Reese)
May 7, 2006 Compton's Tortoiseshell Chenango Valley State Park, Binghamton, NY (B Grosek)
May 7, 2006 Tiger Swallowtail sp. (3)
Cabbage White (15+)
American Copper (2)
Pine Elfin (8)
Frosted Elfin (20+)(on lupine)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (20+)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (30+)
Albany, NY (H Zirlin)
May 7, 2006 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Spring Azure (2)
Spring Rd. Butterfly Garden, Spring Rd., Chappaqua NY (M Diederich)
May 6, 2006 Anise Swallowtail (1)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (6)
Large Marble (6)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Silvery Blue (2)
Variable Checkerspot (5)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Lorquin's Admiral (2)
California Sister (6)
Common Ringlet (70)
Propertius Duskywing (3)
Mournful Duskywing (2)
Sunol Regional Wilderness Alameda Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 6, 2006 Olympia Marble (20+)
Brown Elfin (1)
Hoary Elfin (10+)
Eastern Pine Elfin (15+)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (5)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (20+)
Persius Duskywing (4)
Jackson Co., WI (J Belth, M Reese)
May 6, 2006 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (10+)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (1)
American Copper (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (30+)
Spring Azure (10+) (worn)
Pearl Crescent (10+)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (20+)
Cobweb Skipper (6)(5 males, 1 female, all fresh)
Ward Pound Ridge, Westchester Co., NY (H Zirlin)
May 6, 2006 Falcate Orangetip (2)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Southern Cloudywing (1)
Woodbine Station, NJ (R Kelly, S Blanchard)
May 6, 2006 Henry's Elfin (1) Head of River, NJ (R Kelly, S Blanchard)
May 6, 2006 Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Spring Azure (20)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Lakehurst, NJ (A Loudell)
May 6, 2006 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Falcate Orangetip (8)
American Copper (5)
Juniper Hairstreak (5)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Southern Cloudywing (1) (1st of year!)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Route 547 north of Lakehurst, NJ (A Loudell)
May 6, 2006 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
HESSEL'S HAIRSTREAK (3)
Brown Elfin (3)
Hoary Elfin (80+)
Eastern Pine Elfin (8)
Spring Azure (2)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Juvenal's Duskywing (30+)
Sleepy Duskywing (2)
Cobweb Skipper (1)
Warren Grove Recreational Area, NJ (A Loudell)
May 6, 2006 Zebra Swallowtail (13)
Black Swallowtail (3)
Giant Swallowtail (3)
Palamedes Swallowtail (2)
Great Southern White (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (5)
Dainty Sulphur (3)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Little Metalmark (3)
Zebra Heliconian (6)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Phaon Crescent (14)
Pearl Crescent (5)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (7)
White Peacock (14)
Tawny Emperor (5)
Carolina Satyr (3)
Georgia Satyr (2)
Queen (8)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (5)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Delaware Skipper (2)
Aaron's Skipper (6)
Dusted Skipper (4)
Twin-spot Skipper (1)
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve, FL (B & L Cooper, and others)
May 5, 2006 Pearl Crescent (6)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)(early for North Jersey)
Juvenal's Duskywing (10+)
Wildcat Ridge WMA, Morris Co., NJ (F Kahan)
May 4, 2006 Hessel's Hairstreak Lakehurst, Ocean Co., NJ (L & S Rosenberg)
May 3, 2006 Cabbage White (134)
Common Sulphur (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)(1st for the year)
Eastern Comma (1)
Morning Cloak (3)
Toronto, Ont. (C McLauchlan)
May 3, 2006 Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Henry's Elfin (4)
Spring Azure (4)
Silvery Blue (1)(1st of the year)
Compton Tortoiseshell (1)
Mount Morris, Waushara Co., WI (M Reese)
May 1, 2006 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (20+)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (2)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Eastern Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3)
Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, NY (T Fiore)
May 1, 2006 Black Swallowtail (6)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (10)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (50+)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (9)
Meadow Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Eastern Comma (3)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Appalachian Trail Lands, Around Canal Road and Pochuk Creek, Vernon, NJ (V Corsello)
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